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We often say that innovation is in Kaiser Permanente’s DNA.

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Innovation Experts

Our founding physician, Sidney Garfield, designed a prepaid health system where doctors are affiliated with one insurance plan and associated hospitals and clinics.  From those early days, innovation has nurtured and supported the transformative use and design of data, technology, facilities, and care delivery processes.

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Nolan Chang, MD
Family Medicine Physician, Medical Director for Business Management
Karin Cooke
Karin Cooke, MBA
Director, Kaiser Permanente International
Nari Gopala
Chief Digital Officer
David Grandy
David Grandy, FACHE, CMPE
Vice President, Office of Transformation
Bill Marsh
Bill Marsh, MD
Vice President of Care Delivery IT and Products, Sales & Marketing, The Permanente Federation
Vivian Tan, MBA
Vivian Tan, MBA
Vice President, Strategic Information Management and Global Relationships
Scott Young, MD
Executive Director and Senior Medical Director, Care Management Institute

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Dennis Truong, MD discusses innovations in virtual care.

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